Okamura K, Hisada T, Kanbe T, Hiraishi A. Rhodovastum atsumiense gen. nov., sp. nov., a phototrophic alphaproteobacterium isolated from paddy soil. J Gen Appl Microbiol 2009; 55:43-50.
Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 180. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:693-694.
The e-mail address of the corresponding author given in the effective publication is not functional any more.
This taxon was discussed in a meeting of a Taxonomic Subcommittee of the ICSP.Publication:
Imhoff JF, Wilmotte A. International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes Subcommittee on the taxonomy of phototrophic bacteria: minutes of the meetings, 11 August 2009, Montreal, Canada. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3907-3909.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1 Total number of child taxa: 1